PERSGA Training Courses & Schedule
PERSGA will offer a number of multidisciplinary training workshops that intersects with all PERSGA programs and activities in the year of 2011 (see also detailed fact sheets for workshops to be held in 2011 shown in this manual) as per the following schedule:
|#||Title of training||Duration||Deadline||Location|
|1.||Inception Workshop of the Project Preparation Grant for Strategic Ecosystem Management of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden||Feb 7-8||Dec 24||PERSGA HQ|
First Regional Taskforce Meeting for Wastewater Management in RSGA Coastal Cities: Sources, Impacts and Reuse
|Feb 13-14||Feb 15||PERSGA HQ|
Fifth PMC Meeting of the Project Promotion of Strategies to Reduce Unintentional Production of POPs in the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden (PERSGA) Coastal Zone
|April 4-5||Feb 20||PERSGA HQ|
Second Consultation Workshop on PSC MoU in PERSGA Region
|Apil 18-19||Mar 20||PERSGA HQ|
Assessment of Risks from Climate Change Induced Sea Level Rise and Coastal Floods
|June 27-29||May 25||PERSGA HQ|
Optimization and Integration of Basic Seawater Characteristics and Pollution Monitoring Activities
|June 19-21||Aug 5||Cairo, Egypt|
Monitoring Control and Surveillance Tools in the Framework of the Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management
|Sep 26 - 28||Aug 11||PERSGA HQ|
Training on Marine Litter Assessment
|Oct 16-19||Sep 6||Aden - Yemen|
Training on Maritime Pollution at PERSGA-EMARSGA
The Red Sea and
The Action Plan proposes a comprehensive program for training to build and promote capacities involved in its implementation in the region. In 2011, PERSGA will offer a number of specialized training workshops related to navigation and maritime pollution at the EMARSGA as per the following schedule:
|#||Title of training||Duration||Deadline||
GloBallast Second RTF Meeting
|Jun 6-7||April, 20||EMARSGA|
Modeling Chemical Spill Incidents
|Sep 12-15||Jul, 28||EMARSGA|
Development of a Regional Contingency Plan; Use of Dispersants
|Nov 14-16||Sep, 28||EMARSGA|
National Contingency Training IMO 2, in
Who Can Participate?
This training program is specially designed and organized for applicants from PERSGA member countries with special qualifications for each training course.
Those from outside PERSGA region may also apply to participate based on their own funding sources.
PERSGA Countries (Red Sea and
Interested applicants must:
• Complete the application form (attached) in typewritten format and duly signed. The application form can be downloaded from the PERSGA website at www.persga.org/training; by writing to PERSGA at (email@example.com); and or by contacting the PERSGA national Focal point;
• Submit the application form, together with updated CV and recent passport copy, to PERSGA (fax: 00966 2 6521901 or scan and email to: firstname.lastname@example.org) at or before the deadline of submission for each training program. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered;
• PERSGA will evaluate the applicant's qualifications and credentials and send an official acceptance to those who are qualified to participate in the training courses. PERSGA will also inform the Focal points of the list of accepted applicants at their respective countries. The selection will be based on a special criteria designed for each course.
b. Participants from non- PERSGA countries should:
Interested applicants must:
§ Write to the PERSGA Secretary General and indicate which training courses the participant would like to attend.
§ Indicate the sponsoring agency or funding sources which will support the applicant's participation in the training course(s).
§ PERSGA will evaluate the applicant's qualifications and credentials and send an official acceptance to those qualified to participate in the training course(s).
PERSGA will send a logistic note to each participant prior to the workshop. However, in general PERSGA will assist the applicants in the following:
PERSGA will assist the applicants in acquiring the appropriate visa required for his/her stay.
For participants funded by PERSGA, economy class travel ticket through the most direct route to the venue of the training will be provided.
PERSGA will assist in hotel reservations. Participants however need to confirm their reservations with hotels of their choice directly. Some hotels may ask for credit card to confirm booking. Participants should also pay their own hotel bills directly.
PERSGA will not provide any insurance coverage. Participants are expected to arrange their own insurance without any related commitment by PERSGA.
Cost of participation
The cost of each training is divided between participation fee (as per the above schedule), accommodation cost and regional/international travel costs to and from the training location. The participation fee covers all training cost such as lectures, training materials, field visits and certain social activities as well as accommodation costs include board and lodging. Personal expenses are not included.
a. PERSGA may provide funding to support qualified applicants from the region (1 or two form each PERSGA Member States) who are officially nominated by the PERSGA Focal Points. Funding will cover fees, hotel accommodation, round trip airfare and meals.
Per Diem Allowance:
According to the authorized direct route, participants funded by PERSGA will be paid a lump sum allowance in accordance to PERSGA's Financial Rules and Regulations. This allowance is intended to cover accommodation costs, meals, gratuities and any other incidental expenses during the period of the training. No expenses other than this allowance are reimbursable.
b. For other accepted applicants from the region PERSGA will cover course fees only; they have to fund their travel and accommodation costs.
c. Applicants from countries outside the PERSGA region can also participate in the program provided they have their own funding support.
For more information:
Please contact us at the following address:
Tel: 00966 2 6573224
Fax: 00966 2 6521901
The Regional Organization for the Conservation of the Environment in the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden